A FUNERAL service will take place on Friday for grandmother Jackie Gulliford.

The 61-year-old’s body was found in a river near Cassington on Saturday, March 15.

Mental health patient Mrs Gulliford had not been seen since she left her home in Hawthorn Road on January 14.

An inquest is due to open into her death tomorrow at Oxfordshire Coroner’s Court.

The funeral service will take place at St John’s Chapel, Oxford Crematorium, at 11.15am.